13th February 2023

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Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the Caldbeck Parish Council meeting to be held in Caldbeck Parish Hall on Monday 13 February 2023 at 7:30pm.

 1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

  1. Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on 9 January as a true record.

  1. Declaration of Interest

a) Request for Dispensations: the Clerk to report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and/or vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest.

b) To receive any other declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

4. Public Participation

At the Chairman’s discretion, to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions and raise matters of interest.

  1. Report from Mike Johnson, County Councillor.
  2. Report from Tony Annison, Allerdale Borough Councillor.
  3. Questions or matters of interest raised by residents and others
    1. Horse signs.

5. Hesket Lonning Footpath

An update on progress since the last meeting.

  1. Caldbeck Public Toilets

The public toilets transfer from Allerdale Borough Council to the Parish Council is complete. Update on status.

  1. Street Lighting

Update on progress since last meeting – reinstallation of light near Calva/Parish Hall and any Hesket Newmarket street lights.

  1. Caldbeck and Hesket Greens

a) Update on Caldbeck Green.

b) Consideration of Hesket Newmarket pond, management of Stadledykes and land at Howbeck, Hesket Newmarket.

  1. Property Matters

a) Car Parks – Update on surface repairs and possible commons deregistration application for Caldbeck car park.

b) Property Working Group report

c) Solar Bollard

d) Fellside car park

e) Hall Clock

  1. Speeding Traffic in Hesket Newmarket and Caldbeck

Update on progress since the last meeting and consideration of Caldbeck speeding concerns.

  1. Parish Maintenance

Caldbeck Parish Highways priorities

EI/18856 – Upton potholes/resurfacing.

EI/18937 – Historic sign post Hesket Bridge

EI/21838– Sign on road near Park End.

EI/40652 – Beckstones/Stadledykes.

EI/43092 – Pothole – East of Hesket Newmarket

EI/43366 – Pothole The Street.

EI/49466 – Pothole opposite Old Rectory

EI/55483 – Blocked drain B5299

EI/57769 – Damage to wall nr Hesket Bridge

EI/83028 – Blocked gully on The Street, Watery Lonning, Nether Row crossroads.

EI/88867 – Broken bus stop sign

EI/94247 – Road near Green Close – Blocked Drain

EI/109297 – Blue Gates – Broken Glass

EI/112314 – Pasture Lane – Pothole

EI/114314 – Upton – Blocked Gully

EI/114817 – The Street – Blocked Gully

EI/116154 – Park End sign – broken

EI/118664 – Speed sign – broken – Complete 2/2/23

EI/118666 – Street light 30 not working

Noticeboards – update

Any new items of maintenance.

  1. Planning applications and decisions

a) Applications

i) 7/2022/2303 Quarry Barn, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton, CA7 8JG

ii) T/2023/0017 The Old Rectory, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8DP – Incorrect address on application it should be Brewery House CA7 8EW

iii) FUL/2022/0275 Doctors Surgery, Friar Row, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8DS

iv) T/2023/0018 Howbeck School House, Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria, CA7 8JN

b) Decisions notified

7/2022/2281 – Park End- granted

7/2022/2283 – Coach House – granted

7/2022/2285 – Beech Cottage – granted

7/2022/2305 – Sun House – granted

  1. Lengthsman activities

To consider activities undertaken under the Lengthsman’s contract.

  1. Monthly Accounts 2021-22

To approve the receipts and payments since the last meeting, note bank balances, review budget monitoring report.

Precept 2023-24

  1. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting:

Cumbria Constabulary,

CALC: newsletters, updates.

Lake District National Park: Geoff Davies monthly report.

  1. Councillor emails

i) Access

ii) System updates

  1. Document reviews for Standing Orders, Code of Conduct, Complaints, GDPR
  2. Upcoming meeting Dates

2023 meeting dates –27th March, 8th May, 19th June, 31st July, 11th September, 23rd October, 4th December.


The intention is for the meeting to end by 9:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Attachment List

# Filename Description Link
1 Budget Feb 23 Budget Monitoring View / Download
2 R&P Feb 23 View / Download